Portfolio: Dronescapes by Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox

Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox is an Australian painter whose work explores moral and ethical questions regarding the use of drones for military operations. Working under the massive Western Queensland skies, her paintings reflect an anxiety over the future and meaning of surveillance and attack drones. Her work often depicts the unmistakable stark …

Imagining Our Drone-Filled Future Cities

Anab Jain is the cofounder of Superflux Lab, a design practice based in Ahmedabad and London. Its projects examine the ways emerging technologies integrate with our environment and everyday life, exploring these implications in a multidisciplinary fashion. By combining art, research, and development, Jain is creating new ways by which …

The Art of Drone Painting

A conversation with Addie Wagenknecht In 2007, Addie Wagenknecht had the idea of using drones as a paintbrush. The resulting works—which manage to be both abstract and orderly, playful and sinister—hold a firm place in the drone art canon. If artists ever begin to replace their studio assistants with quadcopters, …

A Conversation With High & Low Bureau

High & Low Bureau is a curatorial duo comprised of Yael Messer and Gilad Reich. Their work explores how power, technology, and activism interact in the 21st Century. Their latest show, Decolonized Skies, explores the ways in which artists and activists have worked to reappropriate the aerial view from the surveillance …

Interview: KATSU and The Graffiti Drone

Published in conjunction with Motherboard.- VICE KATSU is an artist and vandal. His work pushes our idea of what can be achieved with the graffiti artist’s limited tool set. Having established himself as one of New York City’s most prolific and imaginative taggers in the 1990s, KATSU garnered admiration from the …

Bard Students Meet Adam Rothstein

Adam Rothstein is an interdisciplinary artist and freelance writer. This past June, he co-curated Murmuration, a month-long online festival of drone art and culture. Adam has become an influential voice in the efforts to consider the drone from cultural and artistic perspectives. Rothstein recently visited Bard College to meet with …

Interview: Natalie Jeremijenko

By trade, Natalie Jeremijenko is an engineer, an environmentalist and an activist. But everything she does also achieves the condition of art. In a 1997 project called BIT Plane, she flew a camera-equipped remote control plane over Silicon Valley, capturing grainy, black and white footage of a number of large …